FDL Membership Drive: So We Only Need to Answer to You

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 2:00 pm

Perhaps the best case I’ve seen made for why it is important for you to become an FDL member stems from this recent story about the Democracy Alliance. For those who don’t know, the Democracy Alliance was started by a bunch of rich donors in 2005 to try to build a progressive movement. Dedicated local [...]

There Are Things You Need to Know Buried in Government Documents – Help Us Dig It Up

By: Thursday May 19, 2011 9:40 am

Become a Member of FiredoglakeGOAL: 1,000 New Members Support our one-stop shop for in-depth news coverage and hard-hitting activism. Going through literally tens of thousand of government documents to find these few nuggets of information is sadly something very few organizations do well (well, besides large, private lobbying operations), but this is something at which [...]

FDL Membership Webinar Wednesday: Our Role in the 2012 Election

By: Monday May 9, 2011 3:01 pm

To help define what role Firedoglake should play in the 2012 election and beyond, on Wednesday, May 11, at 7:00 pm EDT, I plan, as part of the FDL members webinar series, to examine four basic electoral strategies that have been used by groups or organizations to influence the political process. They include: Primaries Balance [...]

Four Good Reasons to Join the Firedoglake Membership Program

By: Saturday March 12, 2011 7:15 am

I want to thank the Firedoglake community for all their support and positive feedback over the past two years. I never thought I could take part in directly shaping American policy, but thanks to this site and its dedicated readership, I’ve seen it happen. I hope you will please join the FDL Membership Program and [...]